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Burlington, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Burlington,IA index of house prices

Total population: 25,539 (All urban)

Houses: 12,184 (10,780 occupied: 7,367 owner occupied, 3,418 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

29%

Housing density: 867 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $145,331.

Median contract rent in 2016: $346 (lower quartile is $249, upper quartile is $431)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $572


Median gross rent in Burlington, IA in 2016: $437

Housing units in Burlington with a mortgage: 4,129 (61 second mortgage, 195 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,242

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,584

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,202

Median monthly housing costs: $723


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Burlington, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,438 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Burlington:

$93,438
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,217 - $146,086

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $110,537
Here:

$110,537
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $151,079
Here:

$151,079
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $106,994
Here:

$106,994
State:

$132,478

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,030
Here:

$120,030
State:

$137,270

Mobile homes: $23,098
Here:

$23,098
State:

$49,582
Median year house/condo built: 1942

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,722
  • In family households: 20,606 (2,978 male householders, 3,767 female householders)
    4,369 spouses, 7,255 children (6,648 natural, 168 adopted, 442 stepchildren), 406 grandchildren, 192 brothers or sisters, 284 parents, 272 other relatives, 1,185 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,673 (1,820 male householders (1,604 living alone)), 2,271 female householders (2,067 living alone)), 575 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 441

Size of family households: 3,277 2-persons, 1,432 3-persons, 1,333 4-persons, 429 5-persons, 123 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,671 1-person, 397 2-persons, 24 3-persons.

2,811 married couples with children.
2,708 single-parent households (703 men, 2,005 women).

96.5% of residents of Burlington speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 57% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 488 (1.9%)
(42.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 12no bedroom
  • 3171 bedroom
  • 2,1382 bedrooms
  • 3,2733 bedrooms
  • 1,2114 bedrooms
  • 3635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 140no bedroom
  • 9221 bedroom
  • 1,2832 bedrooms
  • 8713 bedrooms
  • 1974 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Burlington in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 162no vehicle
  • 2,2511 vehicle
  • 3,4572 vehicles
  • 9673 vehicles
  • 3384 vehicles
  • 1395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Cars and other vehicles available in Burlington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 730no vehicle
  • 1,7111 vehicle
  • 8252 vehicles
  • 1003 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 141 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1263 rooms
  • 9004 rooms
  • 1,4965 rooms
  • 1,4626 rooms
  • 1,3117 rooms
  • 9988 rooms
  • 1,0189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 1161 room
  • 1802 rooms
  • 6443 rooms
  • 8744 rooms
  • 7345 rooms
  • 5446 rooms
  • 1077 rooms
  • 1838 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Burlington, IA household income distribution

  • Burlington, IA household income distribution
  • 952Less than $10,000
  • 631$10,000 to $14,999
  • 672$15,000 to $19,999
  • 684$20,000 to $24,999
  • 739$25,000 to $29,999
  • 820$30,000 to $34,999
  • 626$35,000 to $39,999
  • 609$40,000 to $44,999
  • 594$45,000 to $49,999
  • 838$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,000$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,161$75,000 to $99,999
  • 597$100,000 to $124,999
  • 360$125,000 to $149,999
  • 161$150,000 to $199,999
  • 179$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Burlington, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Burlington, IA
  • 103Less than $10,000
  • 61$10,000 to $14,999
  • 59$15,000 to $19,999
  • 167$20,000 to $24,999
  • 73$25,000 to $29,999
  • 119$30,000 to $34,999
  • 58$35,000 to $39,999
  • 244$40,000 to $49,999
  • 535$50,000 to $59,999
  • 839$60,000 to $69,999
  • 634$70,000 to $79,999
  • 612$80,000 to $89,999
  • 548$90,000 to $99,999
  • 826$100,000 to $124,999
  • 616$125,000 to $149,999
  • 599$150,000 to $174,999
  • 291$175,000 to $199,999
  • 298$200,000 to $249,999
  • 119$250,000 to $299,999
  • 63$300,000 to $399,999
  • 56$400,000 to $499,999
  • 57$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Burlington, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Burlington, IA
  • 98Less than $100
  • 50$100 to $149
  • 71$150 to $199
  • 110$200 to $249
  • 62$250 to $299
  • 166$300 to $349
  • 192$350 to $399
  • 276$400 to $449
  • 272$450 to $499
  • 142$500 to $549
  • 285$550 to $599
  • 481$600 to $649
  • 326$650 to $699
  • 121$700 to $749
  • 66$750 to $799
  • 242$800 to $899
  • 97$900 to $999
  • 40$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1$2,000 to $2,499
  • 40$3,000 to $3,499
  • 141No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1762010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 1421990 to 1999
  • 941980 to 1989
  • 1051970 to 1979
  • 126Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Burlington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 698
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,806
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,597
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,865
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 977
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 207
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 411
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 127
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 60
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 290
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 223
  • 90 or more minutes: 108
Burlington, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.9%
Number of people working at home: 231 (2.0% of all workers)

Burlington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,091 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,015 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 56 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 237 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0%)
  • Walked: 422 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 231 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3,289
 American: 1,236
 Irish: 734
 English: 698
 European: 320
 Swedish: 232
 Dutch: 210
 Italian: 168
 Scotch-Irish: 96
 Scottish: 87
 Polish: 85
 Eastern European: 75
 French (except Basque): 54
 Norwegian: 49
 Israeli: 42
 Danish: 34
 Hungarian: 33
 Northern European: 30
 Egyptian: 28
 Bermudan: 28
 African: 27
 Latvian: 26
 Swiss: 23
 Russian: 20
 French Canadian: 19
 Austrian: 17
 British: 13
 Slovak: 12
 Welsh: 10
 Ukrainian: 10
 Finnish: 9
 Belgian: 8
 Arab: 5
 Lithuanian: 5
 Greek: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 22%Mexico
  • 10%Germany
  • 8%Israel
  • 8%Philippines
  • 5%Russia
  • 5%Lithuania
  • 5%Egypt

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17,936
  • Other state: 7,195
  • Northeast: 399
  • Midwest: 4,499
  • South: 1,296
  • West: 992

83% of Burlington residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Iowa.

Burlington:

82.7%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 57
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 37
  • 7th and 8th grade: 69
  • 9th grade: 96
  • 10th grade: 207
  • 11th grade: 208
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 69
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,122
  • Less than 1 year of college: 828
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,148
  • Associate degree: 753
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,217
  • Master's degree: 282
  • Professional school degree: 166
  • Doctorate degree: 82

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 19
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 141
  • 9th grade: 264
  • 10th grade: 121
  • 11th grade: 165
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 75
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,905
  • Less than 1 year of college: 705
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,641
  • Associate degree: 1,328
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,249
  • Master's degree: 483
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.7%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 38.3%Males
Burlington marital status for males
Burlington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,244
  • One, attached: 330
  • Two: 360
  • 3 or 4: 819
  • 5 to 9: 571
  • 10 to 19: 274
  • 20 to 49: 225
  • 50 or more: 238
  • Mobile homes: 125

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,371

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Burlington:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Burlington
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.6%)
  • Electricity (12.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (60.7%)
  • Electricity (36.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 226
Here:

8.4%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 150
Here:

11.4%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49
Here:

7.5%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)